China to US: Hands off Pakistan

posted at 12:00 pm on May 24, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

Barack Obama says that if the US has another chance to get a high-value terrorist target like Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, he’ll make the same call as he did earlier this month.  Not so fast, says China.  According to a report from India a few days ago, China has warned that an “attack” on Pakistan will be taken as an attack on China (via Pundit Press):

In the wake of the US raid in Abbottabad that killed Osama bin Laden, China has “warned in unequivocal terms that any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China”, a media report claimed today.

The warning was formally conveyed by the Chinese foreign minister at last week’s China-US strategic dialogue and economic talks in Washington, The News daily quoted diplomatic sources as saying. China also advised the USa to “respect Pakistan’s sovereignty and solidarity”, the report said.

Chinese Premier Mr Wen Jiabao informed his Pakistani counterpart Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani about the matters taken up with the US during their formal talks at the Great Hall of the People yesterday. The report said China “warned in unequivocal terms that any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China”. The two premiers held a 45-minute one-on-one meeting before beginning talks with their delegations.

The Chinese leadership was “extremely forthcoming in assuring its unprecedented support to Pakistan for its national cause and security” and discussed all subjects of mutual interest with Mr Gilani, the report said. Mr Gilani described Pakistan-China relations and friendship as “unique”. Talking to Pakistani journalists accompanying him, he said that China had acknowledged his country’s contribution and sacrifices in the war against terrorism and supported its cause at the international level. “China supported Pakistan’s cause on its own accord,” Mr Gilani said with reference to the Sino-US strategic dialogue where the Chinese told the US that Pakistan should be helped and its national honour respected. Mr Gilani said China had asked the US to improve its relations with Pakistan, keeping in view the present scenario.

Pakistan’s diplomatic pilgrimage to Beijing succeeded better than previously thought.  This came about the same time as the “gift” of 50 new jet fighters to Pakistan’s military.   While the US flexes its muscles in the wake of the OBL mission, Pakistan’s shopping for a less troublesome ally.  Not that China needed much prompting here, anyway, since both Afghanistan and Pakistan border China, and American operations in the region have to make Beijing nervous anyway.

This new doctrine from China will pose some difficulties for the US.  For instance, what about the Predator attacks on terrorists in the border regions?  Pakistan has officially protested these attacks while unofficially tolerating them.  If China is serious about its message, will they insist on an end to all operations within Pakistan from now on?  And how will China respond to an attack on Pakistan under a doctrine that’s not dissimilar from NATO’s charter?  Will they attack the US and start a war, or will they react only diplomatically?

This may have one salutary effect.  If Pakistan draws closer to China, then the US will have to draw closer to India, which George Bush started to do and which Obama, to his credit, has continued.  India is more of a natural ally to the US anyway.  However, China’s interference in the Af-Pak region will have serious implications for our ability to prosecute the war in Afghanistan.


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Smartest Administration evah!

skatz51 on May 24, 2011 at 12:02 PM

I hope China profits from the this partnership….10% import tax on Chinese goods to US, I think that should be about right.

Oil Can on May 24, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Holy cow. What else is next???

I now see China as a terrorist collaborator with their new buddies, the Pakistanians. The world is just going to hell in a hand basket isn’t it?!

capejasmine on May 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM

Wow – all those billions sent to Pakistan: wasted.

Rebar on May 24, 2011 at 12:08 PM

It is Chinas chance to have the Pakis as bestest friends. Good luck China. (I hear the Pakis loves themselves some higher pay and better equipment.)

BL@KBIRD on May 24, 2011 at 12:08 PM

Well, at least the Chinese waited until after OBL sunk to the bottom of the Arabian Sea before issuing that statement. Otherwise, Obama would have bent over backwards to give them whatever they wanted in exchange for permission to go after him. And then, of course, we would have missed him and been out whatever was promised.

rmel80 on May 24, 2011 at 12:08 PM

Just remember, Barry, that you can’t mess with our banker!

Really Right on May 24, 2011 at 12:08 PM

So the North Koreans are the invaders in the new ‘Red Dawn’?

huh.

catmman on May 24, 2011 at 12:10 PM

“China has “warned in unequivocal terms that any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China”…”

OK Obowma…

… Time for another ‘gutsy move’.

The SEALs are good, but this one’s on you…

Seven Percent Solution on May 24, 2011 at 12:10 PM

Holy cow. What else is next???

I now see China as a terrorist collaborator with their new buddies, the Pakistanians. The world is just going to hell in a hand basket isn’t it?!

capejasmine on May 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM

Worse yet, there’s a shortage of hand baskets

Chip on May 24, 2011 at 12:12 PM

I am just glad we have positioned ourselves, in respect to China, where we don’t owe them anything. Oh, wait, what’s that you say.

texriot on May 24, 2011 at 12:13 PM

NO ticky,No washy.

docflash on May 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM

Now, China isn’t looking at us when it is doing sex to us. :(

lorien1973 on May 24, 2011 at 12:14 PM

Call that bluff.

ernesto on May 24, 2011 at 12:15 PM

Whew, good thing this won’t be any harder than the Gaddafi bombings.

rogerb on May 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM

If we do the right thing and declare China a terrorist-supporting country (for protecting terrorists in Pakistan), that will provide a major correction to our trade imbalance.

Oh, wait. Obambi’s in the White House. Never mind.

rmgraha on May 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM

A crashed stealth helicopter buys a lot o’ lawyerish protection from China, don’t it?

disa on May 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM

Explain to me again why John Bolton would not be electable?

Queen0fCups on May 24, 2011 at 12:17 PM

So, going in under the cover of night to assassinate a wanted global terrorist that is living illegally in a country is considered an attack of said country? Or was bin Laden an actual ‘citizen’ of Pockeeeston?

Interesting.

Keep it up, China. You’re filling your britches just a bit too full there, big boy.

Sponge on May 24, 2011 at 12:17 PM

Wow – all those billions sent to Pakistan: wasted.

Rebar on May 24, 2011 at 12:08 PM

Yes, but China can support Pakistan directly now, and cut out the middleman.

disa on May 24, 2011 at 12:18 PM

Obama the shameless imperialist, lol.

Fallon on May 24, 2011 at 12:18 PM

Pakistan will be much happier as a colony of China.

Kenosha Kid on May 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

Can we stop giving Pakistan money now? FFS.

Midas on May 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

yeah, but them Chinese can’t say Pokistahhn like BHO can do….

ted c on May 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

China to Obama: KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!!!!!

pilamaye on May 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

MackO’Paddy just had to go run his mouth. It wasn’t enough to take our OBL, he just had to strut his stuff. Now he ChiComs have called his bluff.

MackO’Paddy reminds me of Gene Wilder and Rixhard Pruior: “We bad.”

This comedy act is half white and half black.

O’bozo is way out of his league.

davidk on May 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM

I hope China profits from the this partnership….10% import tax on Chinese goods to US, I think that should be about right.

Oil Can on May 24, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Unless there’s an alternate source of goods, all an import tax on Chinese goods would do is raise prices for American buyers.

PersonFromPorlock on May 24, 2011 at 12:21 PM

Of course, if American labor unions and the environmental lobby hadn’t made it impossible to keep jobs in the U.S., China stays at the kids’ table, economically. Instead, they are our landlord.

VastRightWingConspirator on May 24, 2011 at 12:21 PM

Yes, but China can support Pakistan directly now, and cut out the middleman.

disa on May 24, 2011 at 12:18 PM

You really think 0bama is going to cut off Pakistan?

Not. A. Chance.

Rebar on May 24, 2011 at 12:21 PM

Curiosity asks how many muslims live in China? Have they exterminated the idea of a muslim China, so they can partner with them?

It’s only a matter of time before the suicide bombers are knocking on your door, Hu.

Sponge on May 24, 2011 at 12:21 PM

gee, it’d be a shame if we reputdiated all of those tbills the Chicoms are holding.
not

james23 on May 24, 2011 at 12:22 PM

Whatcha gonna do, send your one stealth fighter after us?

Tony737 on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

First of all, why is the Odumbo in chief even responding to a question about doing the same thing again. Leave it alone until it happens again. What an idiot. Also, China senses weakness and incompetence. How will Odumbo respond to this. He Won’t. Also, what is the purpose of this six day european holiday?

rjoco1 on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

Curiosity asks how many muslims live in China? Have they exterminated the idea of a muslim China, so they can partner with them?

It’s only a matter of time before the suicide bombers are knocking on your door, Hu.

Sponge on May 24, 2011 at 12:21 PM

Which reminds me… do we still have those Chinese Ughurs who were captured at a training camp in Afghanistan down at Gitmo?

teke184 on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

General Macarthur is turning over in his grave with this news.

hawkman on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

“China has “warned in unequivocal terms that any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China”,…”

Tipping Point” is not a beach resort in China…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

do we still have those Chinese Ughurs who were captured at a training camp in Afghanistan down at Gitmo?

teke184 on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

Make sure you’ve taken your blood pressure meds, before looking at this.

Rebar on May 24, 2011 at 12:25 PM

Holy cow. What else is next???

I now see China as a terrorist collaborator with their new buddies, the Pakistanians. The world is just going to hell in a hand basket isn’t it?!

capejasmine on May 24, 2011 at 12:06 PM

Worse yet, there’s a shortage of hand baskets

Chip on May 24, 2011 at 12:12 PM

http://www.alibaba.com/showroom/wire-basket-made-in-china.html

davidk on May 24, 2011 at 12:26 PM

With supply Logistics coming from the Russians and Supplies and Fuel Coming from the Chinese then Afghanistan is FUBAR. The only way out for US Forces will be through Iran.

Egfrow on May 24, 2011 at 12:26 PM

Which reminds me… do we still have those Chinese Ughurs who were captured at a training camp in Afghanistan down at Gitmo?

teke184 on May 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM

Weren’t they in the northern territory of China and being isolated/murdered by the Chinese government at one time?

Sponge on May 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM

And if China lays a finger on Taiwan, we’ll chop it off. Or Burkina Faso. Or Guyana. Or Iceland.

So there.

“Fa ra ra ra raaa, ra raa raa raaaa.”

Akzed on May 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM

Barack H. Obama …. Super Genius

Hening on May 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM

Highly predictable, let us not forget that both China & Pakistan share hostility and border disputes with the democracy in the region-India. Y’know, the only major player openly snubbed SoS HRC on this adminstration’s initial diplomatic junket to the region.

Team O’s cluelessnes only gets more apparent with each passing day, and the incalcuable damage to the US’s standing abroad will be felt for decades…if not permanently. Rest assured the republic very probably not survive a BHO 2nd term. The jury’s still out if it’ll survive it’s 1st.

Archimedes on May 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM

The cold war has begun.

Next, you will see Indian special forces and Indian drones taking a more active role in Eastern Pakistani terror locations and Afghan drones and Afghan special forces in western Pakistani locations. China will then provide “advisors” to counter and air defense capable of drone takedowns. Then, technology attacks will begin on our military GPS assets.

Electing Obama was te single biggest mistake in this country’s modern history. We have antagonized ally after ally, and now we have our biggest trading partner threatening us with their own version of the goddam Monroe Doctrine. Where does this “foreign policy” go, when all is said and done, World War 3? Nice change.

MTF on May 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM

China has warned that an “attack” on Pakistan will be taken as an attack on China

Obama: Oh, yeah, well, um ok… take Taiwan while you’re at it!

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2011 at 12:31 PM

China is trying to triangulate Pakistan, India and the US…and maybe Afghanistan.

Plus Pakistan has asked China to build a naval port on the western coast of Pakistan in exchange for China being able to station its Navy there.
Which is a short hop to Africa…

albill on May 24, 2011 at 12:32 PM

I know people will roll their eyes, but I blame Bush. Pakistan should never have been allowed to keep their nuclear program. The best time to stop them was right after 9/11 and we failed.

FloatingRock on May 24, 2011 at 12:33 PM

If we have to eliminate China in order to eliminate Islamic terrorism, especially the nuclear kind, then we had better have a concerted national effort to make sure we have that capability, because we’re probably going to need it.

FloatingRock on May 24, 2011 at 12:34 PM

Appropriate response:

Press release: The US has suspended all foreign aid/support to Pakistan effective immediately.

Press release: Based on intel, the US has just launched a few dozen missiles at terrorist camps and bases in Pakistan, and will continue to do so as necessary until we feel that Pakistan is handling its internal terrorist havens appropriately. Attempts to interfere with our national security efforts in this regard will be viewed as hostile.

Midas on May 24, 2011 at 12:35 PM

“China has “warned in unequivocal terms that any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China”,…”

Pssssst…

… Hey Paddy O’Bowma!

China just called you a bit%h, a punk, and a f%ggot…

… whatcha gonna do?

Seven Percent Solution on May 24, 2011 at 12:36 PM

Pretty stupid (and IMO not very credible) thing for the Chicoms to say. But after all, didn’t they once threaten to nuke Los Angeles?

Seth Halpern on May 24, 2011 at 12:36 PM

“The place of battle must not be made known to the enemy. If it is not known, then the enemy must prepare to defend many places,” -Sun Tzu.

Morons.

Akzed on May 24, 2011 at 12:37 PM

P.S. Shades of Kaiser Wilhelm.

Seth Halpern on May 24, 2011 at 12:37 PM

Pssssst…

… Hey Paddy O’Bowma!

China just called you a bit%h, a punk, and a f%ggot…

… whatcha gonna do?

Seven Percent Solution on May 24, 2011 at 12:36 PM

Actually I think they just called him a wuss.

DuctTapeMyBrain on May 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM

How does one tell a drone strike from a jihadi work accident anyway?

Akzed on May 24, 2011 at 12:40 PM

Let’s see…. the Packi’s received 50 NEW jet fighters from China as a gift….. AND they receive over $2 billion “aid” from the US annually while we print more money to pay the interest on debt owed China……. Life is good!

highninside on May 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Makes me wonder if China is worried about what we would find if we start looking into the Pakistani nuke programs.

phelps on May 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

So the Chinese communists are going to violate protocol and go straight to the triple-dog dare.

I, for one, am terrified. /s

Let’s see, our national security vs. Chi-com threats.

Bring it, you stinkin’ commies. See what you get.

novaculus on May 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

“Tipping Point” is not a beach resort in China… – Seven Percent Solution

Hey, you leave Guam outta this!

Tony737 on May 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

I suppose it depends on what the meaning of “on” is. Was the OBL raid an attack “on” Pakistan? Do the Pakis think it was? Do the Chicoms?

Seth Halpern on May 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

Yeah, call their bluff. Let’s declare Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism, and by extension China. Then we can flush the debt they own.

Iblis on May 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Coming soon… Not Your Father’s Cold War…
Sub-titled… Who the F*%# Put That Stupid Kid in Charge?
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

This must be the result of all that “smart diplomacy” I’ve been told so much about. Good thing some cowboy Republican didn’t get into the White House and bring us to the brink of war with two nuclear powers with his reckless use of US power.

Socratease on May 24, 2011 at 12:49 PM

China to US: Hands off Pakistan

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BTW… If W was still in charge… that message would have been delivered by Code Pinko via the anti-American MSM…
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM

Is Obama bowing to another world leader?

What a putz he is.

Lawrence on May 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM

Really Right on May 24, 2011 at 12:08 PM

So the North Koreans are the invaders in the new ‘Red Dawn’?

huh.

catmman on May 24, 2011 at 12:10 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnd0qg4I_MM

Switch Russia with China and scrap the mind-control element.

Uncle Sams Nephew on May 24, 2011 at 12:52 PM

Let’s see…. the Packi’s received 50 NEW jet fighters from China as a gift….. AND they receive over $2 billion “aid” from the US annually while we print more money to pay the interest on debt owed China……. Life is good!

highninside on May 24, 2011 at 12:43 PM

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Sounds like a backroom deal was cut to get a real war going so that the US Industrial Complex can ramp up… and pay some of that debt to China off…/conspiracy nut hat off
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 12:55 PM

I just knew John Kerry would get things under control while he was over there.

a capella on May 24, 2011 at 12:56 PM

Look at O’Bama again. There’s the fugging bow again!

Regarding China’s threat, I don’t think they want to mess with us. We owe them too much money.

thegreatbeast on May 24, 2011 at 12:57 PM

However, China’s interference in the Af-Pak region will have serious implications for our ability to prosecute the war in Afghanistan.

Not to mention the fact that we just pissed off the U.S. Treasury’s fav-o-rite bank.

Leading from behind is hard.

Tim_CA on May 24, 2011 at 1:00 PM

China has “warned in unequivocal terms that any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China”, a media report claimed today.
The warning was formally conveyed by the Chinese foreign minister at last week’s China-US strategic dialogue and economic talks in Washington.

There’s only one thing to do. Take the implications of China’s proclamation to its logical end. Warn China that we will consider any attacks on US troops supported by Pakistan to be attacks on US troops supported by China. Warn them that it will first result in a trade embargo, then a Navel embargo.

If they back down, destroy Pakistan’s nukes and give asylums to our Afghani friends on our way out. If they don’t, we can survive a lot longer without Chinese products than they can without our markets or resources. We still have a larger economy, and we are in a much better strategic position around the world to push back against their threats.

This doesn’t have to be so complicated.

elfman on May 24, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Huntsman leaves his post in China and the whole relationship falls apart? Two tons of aerosolized stardust for Beijing, STAT!

ExpressoBold on May 24, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Your move… Mr. Present.
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 1:03 PM

…then a Navel embargo. [...]
elfman on May 24, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Tee Hee Hee !

ExpressoBold on May 24, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Regarding China’s threat, I don’t think they want to mess with us. We owe them too much money.

thegreatbeast on May 24, 2011 at 12:57 PM

We really don’t owe them that much. I think that it’s something like 5 or 6 percent of their overseas investments. What they don’t want to lose is our markets.

elfman on May 24, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Your move… Mr. Present.
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 1:03 PM

baracks move is to fold like a house of cards.

DuctTapeMyBrain on May 24, 2011 at 1:07 PM

Thinking on it more, I think it’s more about protecting Pakistan’s nukes from a preemptive US strike, than about protecting terrorists.

After all, the Chinese have their own muslem jihad problems.

Rebar on May 24, 2011 at 1:09 PM

That would give us a chance to wreck the Chinese economy by declaring that our debt to the Chinese is void due to their implicit declaration of war on the US.

Bring it on – if we’re going to die either way let’s do it quickly rather than by slow strangulation and Islamization.

{^_^}

herself on May 24, 2011 at 1:09 PM

baracks move is to fold like a house of cards.

DuctTapeMyBrain on May 24, 2011 at 1:07 PM

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Yeah… But he is real gutzy after his nap.
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 1:13 PM

That would give us a chance to wreck the Chinese economy by declaring that our debt to the Chinese is void due to their implicit declaration of war on the US.

Bring it on – if we’re going to die either way let’s do it quickly rather than by slow strangulation and Islamization.

{^_^}

herself on May 24, 2011 at 1:09 PM

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Okay… All but the last part… Make that… “WE win, they lose”.
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RalphyBoy on May 24, 2011 at 1:15 PM

I nearly convinced that Obams’s bows to foreign heads of state are his way of humiliating America which he secretly despises.

Chessplayer on May 24, 2011 at 1:20 PM

Good, glad we got that settled. Now stop giving this terrorist country money.

search4truth on May 24, 2011 at 1:26 PM

How does one tell a drone strike from a jihadi work accident anyway?

Akzed on May 24, 2011 at 12:40 PM

accuracy. :)

search4truth on May 24, 2011 at 1:28 PM

If China is now Pakistan’s shield, doesn’t that mean that China is now responsible for Pakistan’s nukes?

LarryD on May 24, 2011 at 1:36 PM

If it’s a choice between Pah-kee-stahn and India, India is the better choice by far.

ButterflyDragon on May 24, 2011 at 1:36 PM

This doesn’t have to be so complicated.

elfman on May 24, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Bingo!

With unemployment at 9%, closing our markets to China might be the best prescription yet.

American ingenuity would win out. Of that I have no doubt.

ButterflyDragon on May 24, 2011 at 1:40 PM

So that means any attacks by terrorists out of Pakistan is an attach by China.

What was it GWB said about countries that aid terrorists???

taznar on May 24, 2011 at 1:55 PM

did we learn nothing from the wikileaks thing? this is what they are saying outward, inward, this is not really an issue.

maineconservative on May 24, 2011 at 1:57 PM

What was it GWB said about countries that aid terrorists???

taznar on May 24, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Unfortunately that was just a figure of speech, else Pakistan would already have had their nuclear capacity destroyed and their terrorist infrastructure in tatters.

FloatingRock on May 24, 2011 at 2:04 PM

In related news, the Mumbai terror trial is getting underway:

A confessed Pakistani American terrorist took the stand in a Chicago courtroom Monday and described a close alliance between Pakistan’s intelligence service and the Lashkar-i-Taiba terrorist group, alleging that Pakistani officers recruited him and played a central role in planning the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

David Coleman Headley’s long-awaited testimony at the start of a trial with international repercussions resolved one question at the outset: Federal prosecutors did not hesitate to connect Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI) to the attacks that killed 166 people, including six Americans.

Headley has pleaded guilty to doing reconnaissance in Mumbai and is the star government witness against his alleged accomplice, Tahawwur Rana. Headley testified that Lashkar “operated under the umbrella of the ISI” even after the group was banned in Pakistan in 2001.

The ISI and Lashkar “coordinated with each other,” Headley testified. “And ISI provided assistance to Lashkar: financial, military and moral support.”

David Headley, witness in terror trial, ties Pakistani spy agency to terror group

The Mumbai terror trial and Pakistan’s coziness with China provide perfect cover for us to move toward India (nemesis of Pakistan and regional rival of China); they will be our most crucial ally in the 21st century, and we should not let the Pakistanis or Chinese scare us away from this alliance. They have much more to fear from an American-Indian alliance than we have to fear from their reaction. If Obama wants to be a bold, he should move us toward full-out military alliance with India. The time has come.

Lawdawg86 on May 24, 2011 at 2:06 PM

China must be feelin’ their oats a whole lot these days to let the mask slip and reveal themselves to be the “freinemies” they really are…

Since Obama can’t be relied upon to make any more “gutsy” calls, the American people will have to step up and make a consious decision to not buy Chinese goods. That way we don’t have to violate our free trade ideals to get the embargo result that would really turn their heads…

That and US businesses need to get their manufacturing facilities out of China, ASAP. We need to stop enabling their economic expansion. This move fundamentally reveals the Chinese belief that they can continue their expansion internally, based on their own domestic consumer demand; coupled with their European trade of course.

We should all be calling our congressional types to pass immediate resolution ending all technology transfer to China.

This is the new cold war I’ve been talking about for years. It’s time to get real cozy with the Indians and, believe it or not, the Russians and restrict our trade to our friends, and not our freinemies…

RocketmanBob on May 24, 2011 at 2:10 PM

So that means any attacks by terrorists out of Pakistan is an attach by China.

What was it GWB said about countries that aid terrorists???

taznar on May 24, 2011 at 1:55 PM

We provide billions to the ISI and Pakistani military each year. The ISI supports Lakshar-e-Taiba and actively aided them in the Mumbai terror attacks. India rightfully views our continued payment of “protection” money support for the Pakistani army as aid to state-sponsors of terrorism. In light of our actions against non-nuclear state sponsors of terrorism over the last decade, our handling of Pakistan is becoming increasingly hypocritical and cowardly. Before we castigate China for aiding state sponsors of terrorism, maybe we should look at our own handling of Pakistan first.

Lawdawg86 on May 24, 2011 at 2:19 PM

Russians have problems with terrorists, too.

China keeps Tibet very neatly, than you.

And warns us about Pakistan.

Think about it.

IlikedAUH2O on May 24, 2011 at 2:42 PM

I just got back from over there.

IlikedAUH2O on May 24, 2011 at 2:43 PM

Hey wait a second. I’m confused.

Didn’t we just send John Kerry (Vietnam vet) to Pakistan to smooth things over?

Instead we get a Pakistan-China alliance?

booter on May 24, 2011 at 3:28 PM

It’s simple. Obama is the antichrist. Any questions?

bloviator on May 24, 2011 at 4:00 PM

It’s simple. Obama is the antichrist. Any questions?

bloviator on May 24, 2011 at 4:00 PM

Not possible, the Antichrist is supposed to be brilliant, a genius. Little Bammie is of average intelligence.

slickwillie2001 on May 24, 2011 at 4:36 PM

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